Associate in Computer Science — DTA/MRP Degree

Degree Requirements

The Associate in Computer Science Transfer degree is applicable to students planning to prepare for computer science and related majors at universities and colleges in Washington. This pathway meets all of the requirements of the Direct Transfer Agreement (DTA). Computer science programs are competitive and this pathway intends to provide students with the needed information to optimize their coursework.

Students should check specific requirements of their intended transfer institution, including overall minimum GPA, a higher GPA in a selected subset of courses or a specific minimum grade in one or more courses such as math or English.

To qualify for an Associate in Computer Science Degree you must complete a minimum of 90 credits in courses numbered 100 or above, with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or better.

Basic Requirements: Communications Skills (10 credits)

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10

Basic Requirements: Mathematics Skills (5 credits)

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5

Basic Requirements: Social Sciences (15 credits)

15 credits from the distribution list, including one course from at least three of the subject areas listed.

Basic Requirements: Humanities (15 credits)

15 credits from the distribution list, including one course from at least three of the subject areas listed.

Basic Requirements: Natural Science (15 credits)

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15

Pre-Major Requirements (10 credits)

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10

Remaining Credits (20 credits)

  • Last 5 credits: Elective Credit or University Specific Requirement
  • MATH& 141 and 142 may be used if taken as a prerequisite for MATH& 151
  • Electives selected with the help of an advisor based on student interests, intended major, and preferences of the most likely baccalaureate institution
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Credits
Sub-Total Credits
15
Total credits:
90

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